The Resource Strong women : a case study of Aboriginal womens work, Fitzroy Crossing 1975-1980 / by Jan Richardson

Strong women : a case study of Aboriginal womens work, Fitzroy Crossing 1975-1980 / by Jan Richardson

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Strong women : a case study of Aboriginal womens work, Fitzroy Crossing 1975-1980 / by Jan Richardson
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Strong women : a case study of Aboriginal womens work, Fitzroy Crossing 1975-1980 / by Jan Richardson
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Summary
Two opposing views; the government view that the people of Fitzroy Crossing camps were poverty-stricken, welfare -dependent and required government intervention, and the views of Aboriginal elders that the women were strong, and the community could resolve difficulties - case study of Community Homemaker Program, which recognised womens talents and skills, and provided social, economic and political change through empowerment and self-help; includes notes on history and government policy for Kimberleys, and migration of diverse tribal groups to Fitzroy Crossing in Bunuba territory; examines outsiders views of womens roles in community and reality of womens delivery of wide range of services to their community - nutrition, hygiene, mobility, communication through newsletters and meetings
Strong women : a case study of Aboriginal womens work, Fitzroy Crossing 1975-1980 / by Jan Richardson
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Strong women : a case study of Aboriginal womens work, Fitzroy Crossing 1975-1980 / by Jan Richardson
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Typescript; Photocopy; Includes bibliographical references and bibliography; p. 131-140; Thesis (M.Ed.) Northern Territory University, Darwin, 1993
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M0015017
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vi, 140 p.; ill., maps
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Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
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0012869

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